Our programme is a core part of our operations and our goal of helping women to fight the effects of HIV/AIDS by tackling poverty, which is a key driver of HIV/AIDS in Malawi and most parts of the world.
MASYAP would like to express immense gratitude towards MWL for the continued support that alleviates poverty in most households. The donation came at the right time as most households are facing food shortages. The beneficiaries were in different categories as
This is a meeting where all the chairladies from all support groups are called to attend discussions pertaining their leadership and issues concerning their support groups. AIM The chairladies meeting always takes place twice a year with the purpose to
These are routine meetings that are conducted quarterly with the aim of bringing all the 37 group leaders together and discuss the progress, challenges as well as find possible solutions. During the women’s chairladies meeting, an HTS counsellor from Limbe
These are the routine services that are offered to our support groups in order to relay the message of HIV and AIDS in order to counsel, have the members get tested and to start medications if found positive and to
Whether or not one agrees that microcredit improves sustained income, microloans do enhance women’s economic empowerment through other avenues. Demonstrated benefits include helping women self-support, job creation in the community, greater control of monetary assets by women, and income smoothing.
MASYAP through its youth school fees programme disbursed school fees to girls that are on the programme as they are in the final term of the academic calendar. Apart from the school fees, MASYAP also works hand in hand with
These visits are aimed at civic-educating the girls on the preventive measures of HIV/AIDS. They are also encouraged to work hard in their studies as most of the members are young and school going. The support group visits strengthens the
The provision of HIV Testing Services (HTS) has resumed in some support groups within Blantyre district. These are deliberate initiatives aimed at taking the HTS into the communities so that they are accessible and friendly. The women’s coordinator, Lennie, is